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Assistant Professor of Dance
Faculty Position (11542)

The Department of Music, Theatre and Dance at Salisbury University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Dance. This is a full-time tenure-track position.

Primary Job Duties: Teach courses in dance appreciation and modern dance and direct the university dance company. Utilize teaching and classroom management strategies that enhance the success of diverse learners. Additional responsibilities include ongoing professional development and scholarly/creative activity and service to the department, school, and university – including direction of the dance program and recruitment activities.

Minimum Qualifications: Masters of Fine Arts in dance with a strong pedagogical background and demonstrated extensive knowledge of dance/movement styles and traditions focused on ballet, modern dance, and jazz dance.

Preferred Qualifications: Ed.D. or Ph.D. in dance; experience teaching studio and lecture dance courses including movement of actors and singers; and, a record of choreographing and publishing.

Applications received by October 1, 2017 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin in August 2018. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) A letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) evidence of effective teaching; 4) a statement of teaching philosophy; 5) link to online choreography portfolio, and, 6) the names and contact information of at least three professional references If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Mary Norton at MVNORTON@salisbury.edu. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application on the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send documents via e-mail.

This position is based in Salisbury, MD. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please click to begin.

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.: Equal Opportunity Statement :.

Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment and educational opportunities for its faculty, staff and students. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. The University adheres to the EEO/AA policies set forth by federal and Maryland laws. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President of Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, Room 100 Holloway Hall, 1101 Camden Ave. Salisbury, MD 21801; Tel. 410-543-6426.

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